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Today's News

  • ‘King of Swing’ earns KHSAA Hall of Fame title

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    The Dawahare’s-KHSAA Sports Hall of Fame recently announced its class of 2018 inductees and one of those to be inducted is former Harrison County High School standout baseball player, Shon Walker.
    “I was at work one day about three weeks ago and got a call from Julian Tackett telling me that I had been voted into the Hall of Fame,” Walker, 43, said. “I was pretty pumped up about that.”

  • LV Singers herald Christmas season with concert

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    The Licking Valley Singers, 52 voices strong this time, will be performing its 17th concert, over the past nine years, when they put on Christmas Traditions: Sacred Songs and Carols of the Season, on Friday evening, Dec. 1 and Sunday afternoon, Dec. 3.
    LVS choral director Karen Bear said that this session will be held in memory of Virginia Laytart, mother of LVS accompanist Dr. Beth Laytart, who passed away on Sept. 22.

  • community calendar

    THURSDAY, Nov. 30
    Library Resource: eBooks. Thursday, Nov. 30 at 11 a.m. Learn how to check out eBooks from the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. All you need is a library card and an electronic device. Pre-registration is not required.

    FRIDAY, Dec. 1
    Art Show. Friday, Dec. 1 from 4-6 p.m.  at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Featuring Herbie Moore. Moore will have some of his paintings on display and be on hand to talk about the stories behind the paintings.

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  • Church News

    GRIEFSHARE SESSIONS
    A 13-week GriefShare session will be offered for grieving/hurting people who have lost loved ones, on Sundays from 5-7 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 302 E. Pike St.
    The sessions are open to the public and can join at any time.
    For more information contact Leona Bell at 859-954-5070. You may also find information on the facebook page at Leona Bell GriefShare group, or www.GriefShare.org.

    ST. EDWARD CHURCH

  • College football’s top four

    As much as I like controversial situations I don’t believe that I would want to be on the committee that decides the top four teams in the final college football poll.
    There is potential for several teams with legitimate claims to one of the spots to be left out while one of maybe less talent gets into the final four.
    It will be easy to eliminate some teams who before this past weekend had hopes to be in the final four.  
    Notre Dame may have been the highest rated team that laid an egg Saturday. The Fighting Irish are out of it.

  • Sports Beats

    Harrison to host holiday tournament
    The Huck Turner Memorial Basketball tournament will be held this December on the Hilltop in Cynthiana. 
    Coach Larry Kendall’s Thorobreds will host a holiday tournament this year in place of traveling before Christmas as in the past. The games will be Friday, Dec. 22, and Saturday, Dec. 23. 

  • Sports This Week

    Wrestling
    Saturday, Dec. 2 Rumble on the Hilltop  9:00 AM HCMS

    Fillies basketball
    Wednesday, Nov. 29 vs. Montgomery Co. (H) Freshman  6:30 PM
    Thursday, Nov. 30 vs. LCA (H) JV/V 6/7:30 PM
    Saturday, Dec. 2 at Bellevue Varsity only 6:00 PM
    Tuesday, Dec. 5 vs. West Jessamine (H) JV/V 6/7:30 PM

    Breds basketball
    Wednesday, Nov. 29 at Montgomery Co. Freshman 6:30 PM
    Thursday, Nov. 30 at Campbell Co. Freshman 6:30 PM
    Friday, Dec. 1 at Collins JV/V 6/7:30 PM

  • HCMS sweeps Powell Co., splits with Royal Springs in volleyball

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    The Fillies of the Harrison County Middle School continued their busy volleyball schedule with two matches last week.  
    Tuesday, Nov. 21 the Fillies swept past Powell County in Stanton winning three straight.  The sixth grade won 15-6 and 15-5 while the seventh grade took the host team 21-14 and 21-13.  The eighth grade buried the Powell County girls 21-7 and 21-18.

  • In everything let us give thanks!

    Thanksgiving ... giving thanks ...
    In church last week Rhonda Strawzell led the children through an exercise with an acrostic. They had the word “T-H-A-N-K-S-G-I-V-I-N-G” printed on a piece of paper. As they read down the page, they hollered out something for which they were thankful that began with that letter.